Founded by

Joseph Smith 


hotel and real estate investment, ownership, and management

Executed over

50 successful investments

Based in

South Florida, with

an office in Mexico City

  •  Based in South Florida with an office in Mexico City.


  • Institutional owner, developer, lender and operator of hotels and apartment communities.


  • 1754 Properties’ principals have backgrounds in hotel and real estate investment, ownership, and management.


  • 1754 Properties’ team has executed over 50 successful investments with partners and is well versed in structuring recapitalizations and joint ventures.


  • The firm was founded by Joseph Smith, an institutional owner of hotel and multifamily properties for over 20 years.

  • The name 1754 comes from the founding year of Columbia University, the alma mater of Alexander Galewicz and Joseph Smith,  and where Mr. Smith sits on various boards including the Columbia Business School real estate advisory board.


1825 Main Street, Weston,

FL 33326

Office: +1 (954) 607 5911

Dickens 33C, Col. Polanco,

Mexico City, Mexico, 11560

Office: +52 (55) 5282 2001

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